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Hoppy Medium - Foothills Brewing Company

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86
very good

42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 6.72%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: pimpinmidget on 11-09-2013

Combining the best of two great beer styles, Hoppy Medium is an aggressive American Brown Ale. A roasted malty backbone with a hint of sweetness is complimented by a citrusy hop finish. It’s an IPA. It’s a brown ale. It’s a Hoppy Medium.
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This Hopped-Out Brown Ale hits the senses with a resiny citrus aroma. It's caramel roasted malt provides a simple sweetness on the backbone. The relationship is a delicate balance between the earthy, citrus hop characteristics combined with a roasted malt presence. As if an IPA and a Brown Ale collided. Delightfully.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.57/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I normally don't care for brown ales, but this was nice...had a nice hoppy taste

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Smells like dark fruit. I get a hint of dark cherry on the nose as it warms up. The alcohol stands out a bit, giving off a warming sensation. This brew has a stout sweetness with a nice IPA hop bitterness. It is an usual and enjoyable brew. It is worth a try if you get a chance.

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3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured ontap and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a light brown coloring, crystal clear, with a foamy, fluffy, off white head. Nose of resinous and grassy hops forward, with a semisweet backbone of roasted nut and chocolate. Flavors are resinous and citrus forward, on a sweet and rich nutty and chocolate backbone. Grapefruit, tangerine, grass, pine pitch, and a subtle sweetness to balance. Smooth, light bodied, with a tangy and cotrus ladened, resinous hops profile. The finish is slick and smooth, with a bitter hops linger.

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3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served in a Olde Hickory Christmas Ale pint glass at Olde Hickory Station.

It has a muddy brown color. It's really murky and the appearance of the beer doesn't look inviting. However, once you smell it, it smells like Foothills Hoppyum. Citrus, pine, and some roast. The taste is similar to Hoppyum but with the roasty malt. Although it doesn't taste like DFH Indian Brown Ale, it reminds me of this. Brown ale hopped up. Good carbonation, smooth.

I really enjoy this beer. I wish they'd bottle it or have it more widely available on draft. I'd recommend to check it out.

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3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Hoppy Medium from Foothills Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.